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Growing the Midwest Garden

By Edward Lyon

If anyone knows the ins and outs of Midwest gardening, it's Lyon.

Chicago Tribune

Everyone wants a glorious garden, but conditions in the Midwest can make it a challenge to grow the most popular ornamentals. Let Midwest gardening expert Ed Lyon help you with his encyclopedic knowledge of the tips, techniques, and plants specifically suited to the heartland.

Learn the region’s myriad climates, geography, soils, and how to work with them. Follow the specially compiled A-to-Z plant guide to discover the very best choices for your region, and find inspiration in stunningly photographed, site-specific design solutions. Put an insider’s knowledge to work, as you make better plant choices, select friendlier planting locations, and create your own distinctly Midwest garden.

For gardeners in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, southern Ontario, southern Manitoba, and southeastern Saskatchewan.

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"If anyone knows the ins and outs of Midwest gardening, it's Lyon."

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About the author

Edward Lyon

Edward Lyon is director of Reiman Gardens, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. He is a feature writer for Chicagoland Gardening, writes the Ask the Expert column and feature articles for Wisconsin Gardening magazine, and is a frequent keynote speaker.

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